WHITE CITY — Bailey Hibbard jumped into his father's car after blowing a motor in his and won the 25-lap winged sprint car main event Saturday at Southern Oregon Speedway.
It was the third win of the season for Hibbard. A Lap 18 restart provided an opportunity for four-lap scramble winner Kinzer Cox to attempt a pass on Hibbard, but Hibbard stayed smooth and prevailed at the checkered flag. Tanner Holmes made a late pass to take second from Cox as Merissa Henson and Hedge Carter completed the top five.
Dustin Knight made the late model championship race just a little closer with his third 20-lap main event win. Bob Dees led three laps before Knight raced by on the outside as they crossed the start-finish line. Point leader Nathan Augustine settled into second on Lap 6 and searched for a way around Knight. Augustine pulled even on several occasions, but Knight pulled away on the last lap and won.
Jeffrey Hudson won his second 20-lap pro stock main in a thrilling battle with James Flowers. Only a yellow flag on Lap 1 slowed the race, and Flowers charged into the lead on the restart. Hudson settled into second and started pressuring Flowers as they worked lapped traffic in the last two laps. Hudson made a high pass in Turn 2 on the last lap to get the lead and victory. Flowers was second.
Dusty Aos won his first late model lites main. Aos charged into the lead at the start with new track champion Bob Burkett in close pursuit. When Aos lapped a slower car on Lap 15, he pulled away scored his first career victory. Burkett was second.
Jason Stoutenburgh won his fourth straight hornets main and clinched the track championship in the process. Derrel Nelson Jr. led the first seven laps with Stoutenburgh running right behind him. Stoutenburgh made an outside pass on Nelson in Turn 2 on Lap 8 for the lead.
Winged Sprint Cars
Heat Winners (6 Laps): Enrigue Jaime, Kinzer Cox. Scramble (4 Laps): Kinzer Cox. Main Event (25 Laps): Bailey Hibbard, Tanner Holmes, Kinzer Cox, Merissa Henson, Hedge Carter.
Heat Winner (6 Laps): Dustin Knight. Trophy Dash (4 Laps): John Dees. Main Event (20 Laps): Dustin Knight, Nathan Augustine, Dave Foote, John Dees, Bob Dees.
Heat Winners (6 Laps): James Flowers, Ken Irving, Jeffrey Hudson. Trophy Dash (4 Laps): Scott Lenz. Main Event (20 Laps): Jeffrey Hudson, James Flowers, Matt Harlow, Jeff Haudenshild, Ken Irving.
Late Model Lites
Heat Winner (6 Laps): Greg Arnold. Trophy Dash (4 Laps): Bob Burkett. Main Event (20 Laps): Dusty Aos, Bob Burkett, Greg Arnold, Charlie Eaton, Casey Osuna.
Heat Winners (6 Laps): Derrel Nelson Jr., Dylan Irving. Trophy Dash (4 Laps): Dylan Irving. Main Event (20 Laps): Jason Stoutenburgh, Brandon Wonsyld, Derrel Nelson Jr., Ashtin Hedges, Dylan Irving.